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Author Topic: Ok who has the cheapest balls  (Read 41 times)

Offline bldtrailer

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Ok who has the cheapest balls
« on: May 16, 2018, 03:00:00 PM »
Ok I'm cheap when plinking who has the best prices for round balls (.490) but in general without getting killed for shipping? $ 18.99 gander mountain ouch :-[
« Last Edit: May 16, 2018, 03:14:55 PM by bldtrailer »

Offline Rob DiStefano

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Re: Ok who has the cheapest balls
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2018, 03:52:00 PM »
nothing will be cheaper than casting yer own for the long run -  a cheap lee 4# pot, a lee .490 mould, some lead.  use a large spoon for a ladle.  done.  :thumbs:

Online doc nock

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Re: Ok who has the cheapest balls
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2018, 08:19:14 AM »
Not to "polish apples" but I tend to agree with Rob... On retirement money, the investment was a bit high, but you can do it ONCE and get long term results if you tend to like to shoot a lot.. Powder is more expensive then lead/per #! :)

BTW, Back in my misspent youth, we used an OLD kitchen pot over a camp stove to melt lead and pour sinkers... No reason it'd not work for RBs (which as one chap I know laments "ROUND ball? What other shape do balls come in?" :) :o ::)

Online okawbow

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Re: Ok who has the cheapest balls
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2018, 03:49:09 PM »
Football shape? :-\

Offline Eric Krewson

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Re: Ok who has the cheapest balls
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2018, 09:42:30 AM »
I still use an old stove and a cast iron kitchen pot, it works just fine for me and I can really knock out a bunch of balls in a short time.


« Last Edit: May 18, 2018, 10:03:50 AM by Eric Krewson »